Assistant Controller at Pontos

Are number-crunching and accounting your superpowers in the making? Then keep reading because we are currently looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Controller to join Pontos Group! At Pontos you get to enjoy a development-friendly and low-hierarchy work culture with colleagues who care about you and your wellbeing. Pontos nurtures a supportive and inclusive team where everyone is always ready to bounce new ideas off one another.

Pontos values a human-centric and balanced working life. The company promotes diversity and inclusion by practicing a fair and unbiased recruitment process in which all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The position is based in Helsinki.

As Assistant Controller you will be assisting Pontos’ CFO Tom Järvi in financial administrative duties relating to both management accounting and financial accounting. Your day-to-day work includes monitoring the performance of Pontos’ investment portfolio, assisting with budgeting and forecasting, analyzing and processing financial data obtained from Pontos’ portfolio companies, as well as responding to ad hoc reporting and other information requests. You will take ownership of preparing monthly financial reports for Pontos’ steering group and are eager to participate in the development of internal reporting tools. You are also the point of contact for the external accounting firm taking care of, for example, Pontos’ bookkeeping and payroll management. In 2020, Pontos’ portfolio companies owned 590,000m2 of real estate and their combined revenue totaled EUR 1,7 billion. The tightly knit team consist of 8 experts based in Helsinki, with additional team members in Tallinn and Algarve, Portugal. Pontos believes in a modern work culture where the wellbeing of team members forms the foundation for company success and growth.

Your main responsibilities as Assistant Controller include:

  • monthly financial reporting
  • assisting with budgeting and forecasting
  • assisting in the preparation of group financial statements (twice a year)
  • compiling ad hoc reports and calculations
  • coordinating communication with external accounting firm
  • participating in the development of reporting tools (Tableau-based)

You are a great fit for our team if you have:

  • experience in bookkeeping (+1 year)
  • a basic understanding of accounting
  • advanced skills in MS Excel
  • professional proficiency in English, basic proficiency in Finnish
  • excellent team working skills
  • a development-oriented mindset

Pontos is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified candidates. We base personnel decisions on merit and contribution to Pontos’ success and do not tolerate any type of discrimination. Pontos also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Interested? If this sounds like you, please send us your resume and cover letter by Sunday 21 th, 2021 via the 'Apply for this job' button. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Annastiina Penttilä (tel. +358 50 328 7567).

Pontos Group is a Finnish family office that invests in real estate, real estate development, real estate digitalization, growth companies and private equity funds. The company is an active and long-term owner committed to the continuous development of its portfolio companies. It invests in real estate, companies in Finland and its surrounding area, as well as private equity funds globally. Pontos seeks to increase investment in the digitalization of the real estate industry and the development of real estate lifecycles, all the way from construction to usage. The company seeks to develop cities and population centers in a way that is sustainable for people and the environment.

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Employment type: Full-time and permanent position


The recruitment process is carried out by Minjon Oy. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Recruitment Consultant Annastiina Penttilä, Minjon Oy tel. +358 50 328 7567,

Location: Yrjönkatu 23 A, 00100 Helsinki
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